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ICA Video

Overview
Works: 317 works in 720 publications in 1 language and 3,092 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Biography  Nonfiction films  Filmed interviews  Short films  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Filmed literary readings 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PS3551.N464, 818
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Publications about ICA Video
Publications by ICA Video
Most widely held works by ICA Video
Wole Soyinka by Wole Soyinka( visu )
10 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 153 libraries worldwide
The 1986 Nobel Prize winner for literature, Nigerian author and political activist Wole Soyinka lectures on creative traditions and the climates of terror in which they are born. He talks about the growth of African cultural self-awareness and the birth of a new literary fraternity
A portrait of Maya Angelou by Bill D Moyers( visu )
6 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Maya Angelou discusses writing through the black experience, the human spirit in adversity, and prose and poetry readings
Margaret Atwood by Margaret Atwood( visu )
7 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Margaret Atwood talks with Hermione Lee about themes of women "breaking out," literature informed by fairy tales, visual imagery as inspiration, mythology in contemporary literature, comparing the short story with the novel, autobiography as source material, writing as a woman from the male point of view, and using humor
Harold Pinter by Harold Pinter( visu )
10 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Harold Pinter discusses his work with Benedict Nightingale with particular reference to his play "One for the road" which investigates torture in totalitarian regimes
Toni Morrison by Toni Morrison( visu )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Toni Morrison has a discussion with A.S. Byatt on defining oneself as a writer, the visual as starting point of the novel, Black American literature, comparing spoken with written language, the terraine of Black women novelists, the political in writing, and characterisation and style
Nadine Gordimer by Nadine Gordimer( visu )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Discusses finding a language to describe Africa's landscapes, how to end a book, comparing the novel with the short story, writing at home versus writing in exile, motives for writing a political novel, and South African black consciousness movement
Salman Rushdie by Salman Rushdie( visu )
14 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 70 libraries worldwide
A discussion which covers background to The Satanic verses; themes of divided selves; the irony of an Indian being viewed as representative of English culture; the nature of the city as metaphor; writing dialogue; writing from the experience of duality of uprootedness; and Black voices "describing back" in their literature
Edward Said with Salman Rushdie by Edward W Said( visu )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Edward Said talks with Salman Rushdie about his concerns regarding Palestinian identity and experience
Allen Ginsberg with R.D. Laing by Allen Ginsberg( visu )
9 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 60 libraries worldwide
R.D. Laing and the poet Allen Ginsberg discuss Ginsberg's life and work. Ginsberg reads and sings a selection of his poems
Writing for children ( visu )
8 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Five writers, Robert Leeson, Maurice Sendak, Gillian Avery, Penelope Farmer, and Jill Paton Walsh, talk about their work and a group of seven year-olds talk about how they choose what to read
Gloria Naylor by Gloria Naylor( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Naylor discusses her life and writings, especially as she attempts to represent the experiences of Black women in America
Chinua Achebe by ICA Video( visu )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Chinua Achebe discusses his work and life with Farah Nuruddin
Tom Wolfe by ICA Video( visu )
7 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Tom Wolfe talks with Peter York about the birth of "new journalism"; experimental literature in the United States; art, architecture and the critic; comparing the novel with journalism; using journalistic techniques in the novel; post-modernism in American literature; the effect of the metropolis on contemporary culture; and the neo-conservative movement
Maurice Sendak with Paul Vaughan by Maurice Sendak( visu )
6 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Maurice Sendak discusses his work and the sources of inspiration of some of his characters
Angela Carter by Angela Carter( visu )
11 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
A conversation with Angela Carter, one of our most imaginative and provocative writers. Her stories and novels mingle history, fiction, invention and comedy. Her dream worlds of baroque grandeur and gothic, fairy-tale horror, her visions of the alienated wreckage of a future world have influenced a whole generation of fellow writers
A.S. Byatt by A. S Byatt( visu )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Discusses 19th century novel's influence on 20th century literature, realism versus the novel of ideas, writing effectively about accidents, finding a metaphor to centre the novel, untrustworthiness of language, power and accuracy of language, writing about sex, and belief, religion and ritual
Marge Piercy by Marge Piercy( visu )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Discusses writing about history, selecting a period about which to write, research, coping with writer's block, documenting women's history, motives for telling stories, sexism in language, and writing as consciuosness raising
John Updike : in his own words by John Updike( visu )
6 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Updike discusses his life and works
Ben Okri by Ben Okri( visu )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
A discussion which covers socialist realism in the African novel; use of ghosts as representations of nightmares; second generation of African writers and their relationship with the first; using style as distancing factor from experience; differences in language between the novel and the short story; and using literature to face wounds
Mary Gordon and Margaret Drabble by ICA Video( visu )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Introduced by Clare Boylan, Mary Gordon and Margaret Drabble talk about the challenge of writing about mothers and children, the portrayal of mothers and children from the early 19th century novel to the present day, first descriptions of breastfeeding in English literature, books as child substitutes and how to write successfully from a child's point of view
 
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Alternative Names
ICA Video
Institute of Contemporary Arts (London, England) Video
Institute of Contemporary Arts Video
Languages
English (138)
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